SPECIALITIES: Balayage, Precision cuts, Lived in texture & Colour corrections.
Successful hairstylist & salon owner, Alicia has paved her way through the beauty industry through hard work, positivity and a willingness to face challenges. With all the motivation behind her it was only natural to open Beach Bums Hair Studio.
Alicia had so much passion for hair from the young age of 16, she was cutting and colouring all her friends hair and even some of their moms in her basement. After working as an apprentice at a successful salon in the city of Brampton, she moved on to be a determined stylist in a few salons. The apprenticing program was rough & disciplined, traits which would shape her values as a stylist. She has a meticulous approach and will spend the time it takes to get your hair the colour you love! Her 13 years experience have given her the opportunity to grow her skills with the help of others in the industry.
Nothing fulfills her more than showcasing a woman's natural beauty and bringing out her confidence. Alicia loves everything hair, but first & foremost...Healthy Hair! Her attention to the health of the hair and the ability to customize a look for each guests individuality is what continues to motivate her each day.
Shes got a soft spot for natural sun-kissed colour ,where it looks like you just went to the beach instead of the salon. Hence the name Beach Bums!
Alicia has extensive technical colour training with Aveda & Goldwell colour lines, advanced balayage training by some of the best in the biz. Precision cutting courses from some of her favourite stylists. Olaplex & Barbicide Certified. Fully Licensed with the Ontario College Of Trades.
**CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE**
Meagan Babando is a Junior Stylist at Beach Bums Hair Studio. She has Graduated and obtained her diploma in hairstyling and has been working at Beach Bums since October, 2021. Meagan grew up locally and enjoys horseback riding and spending time outdoors with her family. Meagan decided to pursue hairstyling when she was not feeling fulfilled with her current employment and was looking for a career where she can be creative and feel accomplished at the end of the day. She likes that hairstyling gives her the opportunity to meet many new individuals and help them feel good about themselves. She enjoys doing short creative cuts such as bob haircuts, pixie cuts and Mens cut's. She has always had an interest in Hairstyling and is always looking for ways to educate herself in the latest hairstyles and trends.
Winter is a licensed stylist with a diploma in hairstyling from Georgian college and five years of experience
She built a fulfilling and diverse career that has opened up many avenues and experiences within our community.
With a vast array of experience, she is most looking forward to working more with colour and creating beautiful lived-in looks and rich dimensional colours.
She is excited to join Beach Bums Hair to grow and expand on her skills as a stylist and start to develop meaningful connections with clients and coworkers.